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California’s Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Mark Ghaly said on Tuesday that the state is on track to drop the longstanding tier restrictions that have limited capacity at businesses. “On June 15, the color-coded tier system…will no longer be in place,” said Ghaly. More specifically, he added, “Certain things like capacity limits will no longer be in place in California cities.” Dr. Ghaly’s boss, Governor Gavin Newsom, promised in early April that the
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EXCLUSIVE: Tasha Smith has been tapped to direct the pilot and second episode of Fox’s drama series Our Kind Of People, from writer/executive producer Karin Gist, executive producer Lee Daniels, 20th Television and Fox Entertainment. The project reunites Smith with Fox, Empire and Star co-creator Daniels, Star executive producer Gist and 20th TV. Smith had a major recurring role  on Fox/20th TV’s Empire and directed two episode of the network and studio’s Star in addition
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EXCLUSIVE: Tracey Josephs, the head of production at The Night Manager producer The Ink Factory, is leaving the Endeavour Content-backed company after four years. Deadline understands that the former Film4 executive is taking a break from the television and film industry to help her brother run his food retail business in London. Josephs, who also served as a director at The Ink Factory, was an executive producer on Stephen Merchant’s Florence Pugh film Fighting With
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NBC has handed a pilot order to Dangerous Moms, an adaptation of a Spanish drama series, from Claws showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois. The drama comes from Warner Bros. Television, where Sherman Barrois (left) is under an overall deal. The series, which is a dark dramedy in the vein of Desperate Housewives, is based on Spanish original series Señoras del (h)Ampa. Deadline revealed the network was eyeing a pilot order for the project in last week’s Pilot
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Fremantle has recruited Mandy Chang, a commissioning editor for the BBC’s Storyville strand, to lead a newly-created global documentary unit. Chang will join the production company later this year as global head of documentaries after working at the BBC since 2017. Prior to her time with the British broadcaster, she worked at Australian public broadcaster ABC, where she was head of arts and the acting non-scripted chief. Chang will report to Fremantle COO Andrea Scrosati,
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